Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha holy day in Taipei with eye on safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of Taipei's Indonesian Muslim community were already lining up 6:30 a.m. at the Taipei Travel Plaza outside Taipei Main Station to get a spot in the first sess...

Muslims in Taiwan to hold mass Eid prayers in adherence with safety precautions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Muslims can attend mass Eid prayers across Taiwan on Friday (July 31), with the prayer schedules being released for five locations in the cities of Taipei, Hsinchu, Kaoshi...

Taiwan devoted to creating Muslim-friendly environment: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has demonstrated its dedication to building a Muslim-friendly environment and has become a top destination for Islamic visitors over the last 12 months, according t...

Taiwan's president sends holiday greetings as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sent greetings to the Muslim community on the eve of Eid al-Fitr, which began Sunday (May 24) after the month-long Ramadan, the practice of fa...

Muslims in Taiwan to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at home

Most Muslims in Taiwan will celebrate the annual Eid al-Fitr festival this year by praying at home instead of gathering in large numbers at mosques and other venues, as is the custom, due to the COVID...

Taipei cancels Eid al-Fitr celebrations due to Wuhan coronavirus

The annual Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr will not be held as scheduled in Taipei this May, in an effort to avoid large gatherings amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the city government said...

Six tourist spots in Taipei certified as Muslim-friendly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Taiwan was ranked the third most welcoming country on the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI), published in April, six sightseeing spots in Taipei also received Muslim...

Top 6 reasons for Muslim travelers to visit Taiwan

Ka\AOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- With the Chinese Communist Party seeking to shut off the flow of tourists to Taiwan, the DPP Government is looking to attract visitors from other parts of the world. As pa...

Eid Mubarak! Hundreds of people celebrating Eid at Taiwan's largest mosque

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Muslims in Taiwan and around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, an important religious holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, on Friday, June 15, with more...

Free ‘Muslim carnival’ to be held in Taipei this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taipei Eid al-Fitr and Muslim Carnival including food stalls, entertainment and craft demonstrations to celebrate the end of Ramadan will take place in Da'an ...

New cemetery for Muslims completed in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung has completed the work for its newest Muslim cemetery, the “Guizhen Park” (歸真園區), the fourth cemetery located in Kaohsiung’s Shanlin District (...

First pastry shop receiving Islamic certificate appears in Eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A pastry shop and bakery in Hualien County which is famous for a buttered cake has all of its products certified as Halal by the Islamic Association of Taiwan (IAT) in an ...

Mayor hands out 'green envelopes' for Eid al-Fitr at Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tapei's Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) handed out "green envelopes" to migrant workers celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, at Taipei Mai...

Taipei to develop Muslim tourist market

To broaden the Muslim traveling market, Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism started to promote traveling packages targeting Southeast Asia countries like Singapore and Malaysia last ye...

Taiwan friendly to Muslims: President

President Ma Ying-jeou said Monday that Taiwan is friendly to Muslims and he welcomes more Muslims to visit the country. Ma made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the 16th General Ass...